My heart's in the Highlands, my heart is not here,My heart's in the Highlands, a-chasing the deer,Chasing the wild-deer, and following the roe,My heart's in the Highlands, wherever I go.
Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)
Source: My Heart's in the Highlands
Contributed by: Victoria
In durance vile 1here must I wake and weep, And all my frowsy couch in sorrow steep.
Source: Epistle from Esopus to Maria.
Contributed by: Zaady
Scots, wha hae wi' Wallace bled, Scots, wham Bruce has aften led, Welcome to your gory bed, Or to victory! Now 's the day and now 's the hour; See the front o' battle lour.
What 's done we partly may compute, But know not what 's resisted.
Source: Address to the Unco Guid.
Oh whistle, and I 'll come to ye, my lad.
Source: Whistle, and I 'll Come to Ye.
She is a winsome wee thing, She is a handsome wee thing, She is a bonny wee thing, This sweet wee wife o' mine.
Source: My Wife 's a Winsome Wee Thing.
Know prudent cautious self-control Is wisdom's root.
Source: A Bard's Epitaph
Ah, gentle dames! it gars me greet To think how monie counsels sweet, How monie lengthened sage advices, The husband frae the wife despises.
Source: Tam o' Shanter.
Auld Nature swears the lovely dears Her noblest work she classes, O; Her 'prentice han' she tried on man, And then she made the lasses, O!
Source: Green Grow the Rashes.
He wales a portion with judicious care; And "Let us worship God," he says with solemn air.
Source: The Cotter's Saturday Night.
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